Illinois Veteran Grant Program
- have served at least one year of federal active duty service in the Armed Forces of the United States;
- or served on federal active duty service in a foreign country during a time of hostilities in that country and were honorably discharged after each period of federal active duty service;
- and/or are honorably serving** you may be eligible for the Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG) Program.
Any member of the Illinois National Guard or a Reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States who meets the eligibility requirements is considered a qualified applicant for the IVG Program. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit an IVG Program application if they anticipate attending college at any point in the future. While program eligibility can be confirmed for qualified applicants at any time, funds will be disbursed only for terms in which you are enrolled at an Illinois public college or community college.
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